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Offline BrendanP

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Difference between illegal contact and defensive holding
« on: September 07, 2018, 02:52:40 PM »
Last nightís ATL/PHL game, second to last play. Defender latches onto the receiver before the ball is thrown, flag comes out, and itís signaled illegal contact. What exactly is the difference between illegal contact and holding?

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Re: Difference between illegal contact and defensive holding
« Reply #1 on: September 10, 2018, 10:32:11 AM »
if i'm not mistaken:
holding is defined as the same for ncaa or hs.
illegal contact is 'chucking' the receiver beyond 5yd from LOS